ARL Licensing Workshop -- Mary Case Stephen D. Clark 13 Jun 2000 17:10 UTC

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Subject: ARL Licensing Workshop
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 11:20:20 -0400
From: Mary Case <marycase@ARL.ORG>

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ARL Announces...
Upcoming Workshop On Licensing Electronic Information Resources

Thursday-Friday, August 17-18, 2000, Seattle, Washington
   Claremont Hotel
   2000 Fourth Avenue at Virginia
   Seattle, WA 98121
   206 448 8600
   800 448 8601
   Cut-off Date: July 25, 2000

Co-sponsored by the University of Washington, Seattle

Full details and registration information are available at:


License Review and Negotiation
Building a Team-Based Institutional Process

Purpose and Overview:

This two-day workshop:
1.  reviews the legal foundations of license agreements;
2.  engages the participants in a review of license terms and
3.  highlights the importance of and present strategies for developing
institutional process for license review, negotiation, and
administration; and
4.  provides participants with an opportunity to assess and practice
negotiation skills.

Target Audience:

The workshop is open to librarians and other institutional staff
engaged in the process of reviewing and negotiating licenses for
electronic resources with information providers on behalf of the
library, the institution as a whole, or a consortium.  Individuals might
include those who are responsible for:

*       reviewing licenses in the library;
*       recommending, acquiring, or servicing electronic resources;
*       determining and implementing the technical requirements for
*       reviewing licenses for electronic library resources in the
        legal counsel's office;
*       negotiating and/or signing licenses for electronic resources on
        of the institution.

Institutional teams representing, for example, the library, computing
center, and the legal counsel's office, are encouraged.

Workshop Leaders:

Angee Baker
Director, Electronic Information Services

Trisha Davis
Head, Serials and Electronic Resources Department,
The Ohio State University Libraries

Karen Hersey
Intellectual Property Counsel,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Attendance is limited to 60 participants.  The registration fee includes
resource materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

ARL member libraries:        $350
Nonmember libraries:         $450

Register at